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PlantFiles: Longiflorum-Asiatic (L.A.) Hybrid Lily
Lilium 'Royal Present'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lilium (LIL-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Royal Present
Hybridized by J. WA. van der Wereld; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

8 - Other hybrids

Flower Habit:
(a) Up-facing

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Flower Shape:

Bloom Size:
3" to 6" (76 mm to 150 mm)

Color Pattern:


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral echoes On Aug 7, 2008, echoes from South of Winnipeg, MB (Zone 3a) wrote:

The LA lilies are in Division VIII (8) according to the Lily Registry

Hybridizer: H (1989), G, N (1995) & I(1996): J. WA. van der Wereld REG: World Flower B.V.

Inside moderate red/moderate purplish red (185B/C) on a light to pale orange-yellow (23C/D) ground, narrowly edged darker than deep red (185A), throat moderate red (185A) on a light to pale orange-yellow (23C/D) ground; outside variegated moderate purplish red and moderate red (185C & B), more 185B towards the edge, tinged strong/light yellow-green (144C/D) on midvein; nectaries 185B/C, white hairy; dark red (187A) spots and a few papillae in the throat; stigma light yellow (21D); pollen strong brown (172A) and strong orange (169B). Fls 200mm wide, up-facing; petals 120 x 40-60mm, not ruffled, tips slightly recurved. Lvs alternate, 120 x 30mm, green. Stems 1.25m, green, with darker markings and 3-4 fls. An asiatic/L.longiflorum derivative.

Positive Wvdaisy On Apr 2, 2008, Wvdaisy from Buffalo, WV (Zone 7a) wrote:

Am loving this flower in the garden. It's beautiful, well behaved, very strong, and bloomed well thru last years drought. I'll definately be adding more LA Hybrid Lily's to my garden.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Livermore, California
Portland, Oregon
Vancouver, Washington
Buffalo, West Virginia
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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